Where to find vegan macaroni cheese in Edinburgh

With winter coming in fast, it’s fair to say that comfort food is now high on the agenda and it doesn’t get more comforting than macaroni cheese. Many new vegans may think that this homemade favourite would be off the menu, but nothing could be further for the truth. There are so many fantastic alternatives out there, and lots of establishments in Scotland’s capital have made it their mission to nail this comfort food favourite.

So where can you find the best mac and cheese in Edinburgh…? Read on to find out.

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Rabbit Food @ Meadows Tap

Vegan mac and cheese with bacon bits at Rabbit Food, Edinburgh

Meadows Tap, 27 Causewayside, EH9 1QF

The dirty one

With a tasty menu full of vegan comfort food favourites, macaroni cheese features heavily on Rabbit Food’s menu! You can go for the regular, and embellish it with fake bacon bits, Buckfast pulled jackfruit, crispy onions and more. There’s also a gluten-free version, so everyone can truly enjoy this iconic dish.

Or you can try something a little different and have macaroni cheese piled on your dirty fries with smoky jackfruit. If you’re lucky, you might catch the “return of the mac” special, which is a macaroni cheese patty on top of one of their already mouthwatering burgers.

This place is a must visit for any cruelty-free mac and cheese fan!


Vegan macaroni cheese at Harmonium, Edinburgh

7-11 East London Street, EH7 4BN

The creamiest

Harmonium arrived in Edinburgh during the summer of 2017 to much excitement and fanfare, and quite rightly so. These guys already had proven form with the likes of the Flying Duck, Mono and Stereo in Glasgow, and their latest venture certainly does not disappoint.

Their menu is full of comfort food favourites like burgers and pizzas, but one of the most popular dishes is their super-creamy mac and cheese. Served with either a side of hand-cut chips or garlic bread, this is one delicious meal you need to try if you’re in Leith.


Vegan macaroni cheese at Vesta, Edinburgh

7-8 Queensferry Street, EH2 4PA

Eat good, do good

Vesta has a wealth of vegan options, including their decadent macaroni cheese. Served with a delicious slice of charred garlic bread, this is definitely a good option to try at this West End restaurant.

Plus, thanks to its partnership to Social Bite, you can pay-it-forward and make sure that vulnerable people in the community can also enjoy a decent meal too.


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4 replies on “Where to find vegan macaroni cheese in Edinburgh”

Lucky Pig @ Paradise Palms serve truly incredible Vegan Mac! My omnivore friends can’t even tell the difference. They make their own sauce from cashews which is just delicious and full of protein!

Some might be, I would recommend you get in touch with the establishments directly for a complete breakdown of allergens in each dish.

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